WorldCat Identities

Fahey, John 1939-2001

Overview
Works: 223 works in 560 publications in 3 languages and 6,034 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Blues (Music)  Biography  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bio-bibliography  Fiction  Folk music 
Roles: Author, Performer, Instrumentalist, Arranger, Singer, Interviewee, Composer, Teacher , Compiler, Commentator, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 787.87
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Fahey
Michelangelo Antonioni's Zabriskie Point( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic portrait of late sixties America as seen through the portrayal of two of its children: anthropology student Daria, who's helping a property developer build a village in the Los Angeles desert, and dropout Mark, who's wanted by the authorities for allegedly killing a policeman during a student riot
The transfiguration of Blind Joe Death by John Fahey( )

14 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legend of Blind Joe Death by John Fahey( )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally recorded in 1959, there were less than 100 copies produced so few heard the unusually experimental approach to blues and folk release until the stereo market reissue date of 1967 in which he re-recorded the entire album from scratch
John Fahey, Peter Lang, Leo Kottke by Leo Kottke( )

4 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of four haunting acoustic guitar instrumentals from each artist, this album shows how similar and haunting the three musician's styles are
The voice of the turtle by John Fahey( )

10 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In search of Blind Joe Death : the saga of John Fahey( Visual )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Known as the father of American Primitive Guitar, many consider John Fahey to be a foundational figure in American folk music. As both musician and musicologist, Fahey made a fundamental contribution to our understanding and appreciation of such music genres as Delta blues, Appalachian bluegrass, and New Orleans jazz. Interviews, performances and archival footage with animation are combined in a musically charged tribute to a tremendously influential composer, guitarist and provocateur
The new possibility : John Fahey's guitar soli Christmas album ; Christmas with John Fahey. Vol. II by John Fahey( Recording )

10 editions published between 1968 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charley Patton by John Fahey( Book )

5 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death chants, breakdowns and military waltzes by John Fahey( )

10 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of John Fahey, 1959-1977 by John Fahey( Recording )

16 editions published between 1977 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combining blues, folk, Americana, and his own unique element, John Fahey is a true innovator of acoustic music. This collection is comprised of tracks selected by Fahey himself
Rain forests, oceans and other themes by John Fahey( )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dance of death & other plantation favorites by John Fahey( )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I remember Blind Joe Death by John Fahey( )

8 editions published in 1987 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America by John Fahey( )

12 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live in Tasmania by John Fahey( )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old girlfriends and other horrible memories by John Fahey( )

5 editions published in 1992 in 3 languages and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of John Fahey by John Fahey( )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revenge of Blind Joe Death : the John Fahey tribute album by John Fahey( )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How bluegrass music destroyed my life : stories by John Fahey( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and German and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Return of the repressed : the John Fahey anthology by John Fahey( Recording )

5 editions published in 1994 in 3 languages and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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How bluegrass music destroyed my life : stories
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Alternative Names

controlled identityBlind Thomas, 1939-2001

Blind Joe Death

Blind Thomas

Blind Thomas 1939-2001

Fahey John Aloysius

Fahey, John Aloysius 1939-2001

John Aloysius Fahey

John Fahey

John Fahey Amerikaans componist (1939-2001)

John Fahey amerikansk komponist

John Fahey amerikansk kompositör

John Fahey chitarrista e compositore statunitense

John Fahey gitarzysta i kompozytor amerykański

John Fahey US-amerikanischer Gitarrist

Фэи, Джон

ג'ון פאהי

جان فیهی آهنگساز آمریکایی

ジョン・フェイヒー

Languages
English (69)

German (3)

Dutch (1)